A mathematics major from Graceland University can help to prepare you for these careers:
- Actuary
- Financial Analyst
- Mathematician
- Statistician
- Research Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Teacher
- Personal Financial Advisor
…and many other exciting fields.
“My mathematics major prepared me for my career as a software engineer by teaching me problem solving skills as well as an analytical thought process that I use on an everyday basis.”
Carter Martin ’16
This program is being phased out at Graceland and incoming students will not be able to major or minor in Mathematics effective Fall 2022. Current students and transfer students may still declare this major/minor, so long as they work with their Academic Advisor to be sure to complete the degree requirements by Spring 2026.
A major in MATHEMATICS from Graceland puts students in possession of extremely high-demand skills in this data-driven world. Those studying for a mathematics major gain access to a first-class education that takes advantage of Graceland’s small class sizes and real-world application. Mathematics students can pursue a multitude of careers in a supportive environment that develops their skills in logic and problem-solving. Graceland’s mathematics students find success in a variety of fields and can enter into graduate study or their career with confidence that their education has prepared them for whatever is next.
Majors in Mathematics must complete the essential education requirements and the following courses:
Completion of the Mathematics Assessment Exam. A student completing a double major in Computer Science/Information Technology and Mathematics will be granted a Bachelor of Science degree.
An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
A minor in Mathematics requires 18 semester hours of Mathematics, to include MATH1510 Calculus I and 6 s.h. of Mathematics electives numbered 2000 or higher. May not include DEVL1200, MATH1200, or MATH1280.
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.
An introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming through extensive practice developing software in the Python language. Fundamental terminology and topics such as integrated development environments, variables, data types, control structures, functions, and objects will be covered. ELO4 Global Learning - Innovation
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.
An overview of selected applications of mathematics for non-majors. Graph theory, cryptography, and voting theory. ELO6 Math.
Solutions of polynomial, rational and radical equations, systems of equations, matrices, sequences, series, functions, exponentials. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra or DEVL1200. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
A systematic development of whole number systems, geometry, set theory, measurement, and algebra. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra; geometry recommended. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.
Symbolic logic, counting techniques, and statistics. Prerequisite: MATH1310. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A study of selected elementary topics in mathematics that are not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A
Introduction to probability, classical probability models and processes, random variables, conditional probability, Markov Chains, and application. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.
A theoretical study of functions of a real variable with emphasis on definitions and proofs. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Application of data science skills and methods to client projects. Students will interact with clients and prepare formal reports and presentations. (Graded on Pass/ Fail basis.) Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent.
A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
Analysis of numerical methods for computers covering iterative methods for finding roots of equations, numerical integration, interpolation and differentiation, and solution of ordinary differential equations. Error analysis and convergence of algorithms. Prerequisite: MATH2510 and a computer programming course. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of linear and generalized regression; random-effects models; methods for categorical data; survival analysis; and nonparametric methods, modeling. exploratory data analysis; modern nonparametric regression. Prerequisite: MATH1380, MATH2350.
A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
An overview of selected applications of mathematics for non-majors. Graph theory, cryptography, and voting theory. ELO6 Math.
Solutions of polynomial, rational and radical equations, systems of equations, matrices, sequences, series, functions, exponentials. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra or DEVL1200. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
A systematic development of whole number systems, geometry, set theory, measurement, and algebra. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra; geometry recommended. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.
Symbolic logic, counting techniques, and statistics. Prerequisite: MATH1310. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math.
Data analysis and measures of central tendency, dispersion, and correlation. Introduction to probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Bivariate regression. Elementary ANOVA. Introduction to nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: 1 year high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications including exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Mean value theorem, curve sketching, Riemann sums, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: 2 years high school algebra. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Integration techniques and applications, polar coordinates, improper integrals, sequences and series of real numbers, and power series. Prerequisite: MATH1510. Goal 3A
A study of selected elementary topics in mathematics that are not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
A survey of topics in discrete mathematics focusing on introductory logic, methods of mathematical proof, set theory, determinants and matrices, combinatorics, and graph theory. Prerequisite: Instructor approval for non-CSIT/MATH majors, 2 years high school algebra or MATH1280. Goal 3A, ELO6 Math
Conic sections, vectors in space, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green’s Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH1520. Goal 3A
Introduction to probability, classical probability models and processes, random variables, conditional probability, Markov Chains, and application. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
Methods of solving first order differential equations and linear second order differential equations, power series solutions, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and boundary value problems. Prerequisite: MATH2520. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Foundations of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350 or consent of instructor. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Axiomatic algebra, groups, rings, fields. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH1510 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of the objectives, methods, techniques, materials, and activities related to teaching science and mathematics in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: 20 hours in science or mathematics and Prerequisites: admittance into Teacher Education, unless part of an approved Liberal Studies Program. Goal 1A.
A theoretical study of functions of a real variable with emphasis on definitions and proofs. Prerequisite: MATH1520 and MATH2350. Goal 3A. +This course is only offered every other year.
Application of data science skills and methods to client projects. Students will interact with clients and prepare formal reports and presentations. (Graded on Pass/ Fail basis.) Prerequisite: Instructor’s consent.
A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
Analysis of numerical methods for computers covering iterative methods for finding roots of equations, numerical integration, interpolation and differentiation, and solution of ordinary differential equations. Error analysis and convergence of algorithms. Prerequisite: MATH2510 and a computer programming course. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
Selected topics to demonstrate the interaction of mathematical thinking with real-world problems. Prerequisites: MATH1350 and MATH1520. Goal 3A +This course is only offered every other year.
A study of linear and generalized regression; random-effects models; methods for categorical data; survival analysis; and nonparametric methods, modeling. exploratory data analysis; modern nonparametric regression. Prerequisite: MATH1380, MATH2350.
A study of selected advanced topics in mathematics which is not offered in the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics are different. Goal 3A.
A mathematics major from Graceland University can help to prepare you for these careers:
…and many other exciting fields.
Employed in Field
81%
Mathematics graduates
Estimated Salary
$89,800
Mathematics graduates
• The mathematics faculty are experts in their field. All have earned their PhD.
• Secondary education endorsement is available for those interested in teaching math.
• Graceland students are well-prepared and successful in graduate programs.
An education from Graceland is one of the greatest investments you can make but we understand that cost is often a concern. See our direct undergraduate tuition costs, room and board and other student fees and use our tuition calculator to get an estimate of what your cost will be. Find out how what a sample Graceland financial aid award package looks like.
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Tuition | $31,250 | $15,625 |
Room (based on a two-person room) | $3,770 | $1,885 |
Board | $6,040 | $3,020 |
Activity Fee | $370 | $185 |
University Technology Fee | $300 | $150 |
TOTAL DIRECT COSTS | $41,730 | $20,865 |
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